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save money in travels

Travelling can be an expensive affair, as I have recently discovered during my nine-day vacation in the Netherlands, especially coming from Malaysia where our currency, Malaysian Ringgit, is more than four times weaker than the Euro. Flying from Asia to Europe, I have already splurged on air tickets alone. Coupled with the summer season, it was ... continue reading »

Dogs in Holland

Jun 16, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
dogs in the Netherlands

Having spent nine days in the Netherlands recently, it was fascinating to see so many dogs being taken out by their owners in their daily course of life. Unlike in Malaysia where dog owners take time out of their day to walk their dogs first thing in the morning and as soon as they return home ... continue reading »

Cycling in the Netherlands

Jun 14, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
cycling in the Netherlands

Cycling is a way of life in the Netherlands. Prior to my 9-day trip to the country, I have never seen this many bicycles in my life. Not only are there too many to count, there are numerous types too. Observing the Dutch, I have a feeling that a bicycle is more a fashion accessory rather ... continue reading »

Tall Ship Minerva Scheveningen

On a free day during the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014, a special press programme was organised by The City of The Hague and yours truly, a travel blogger, was invited along too. On board the chartered Tall Ship Minerva, we sailed along the Scheveningen Coast for close to an hour, and another façade of The ... continue reading »

Restaurant Catch by Simonis The Hague

Built in the shape of a boat, Restaurant Catch by Simonis, opened for business since last year at the Marina Scheveningen, is one of three restaurants owned by the Simonis family. Among the three, this is a high class restaurant, as pointed out to me based on the liquor served here, and caters to the upper ... continue reading »

Rotterdam Sculptures

Jun 11, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
sculptures in Rotterdam

Holland, in general, is littered with sculptures. Some make sense to me, some don't, and only seem as though they were put together with scraps of metal and wood without meaning or vision. At least, not to me, particularly when there was no relevance between the sculpture and the building nearby. Yet, for a relatively small country, ... continue reading »

citizenM hotel Rotterdam

Jun 10, 2014 Author: Emily | Filed under: Landmarks, Photos - Panasonic DMC-FZ150, Travel
citizen M hotels

Stepping into citizenM hotel in Rotterdam is like returning home. Well, that is, if home is set up so stylishly and cosily! This new concept boutique hotel with properties also in Amsterdam in the Netherlands as well as in Glasgow, London, New York and Paris, offers affordable luxury accommodation for the Mobile Citizen, where its name ... continue reading »

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